Community stories

Habitat for Humanity Volunteers

35 years of raising walls and spirits

Habitat for Humanity Manitoba was founded in 1987, and this year marks the Affiliate’s 35th anniversary in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario.  Habitat for Humanity International, which was founded in 1976…

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Interior - UWCRC

Building sustainable university projects for community inclusion

The University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) has no interest in building ivory towers. Instead, UWCRC helps build sustainable projects like Winnipeg’s Downtown Commons, which welcomes “a wide cross-section…

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CEDA: Raymond Ngarboui, Community Organizer of Rainbow Community Gardens, coordinates food security initiatives with refugee and newcomer families.
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CEDA gives Winnipeg youth a new lease on life

Winnipeg residents have already seen the makeover of the Merchants Hotel from the outside, but the next transformation is going on inside. Originally built as a hardware store in 1914…

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investing through the ages

Wise ways to invest your money at different life stages

Life is full of surprises. While some life moments may not be meticulously planned, there are things such as your investment strategy that can be a little more predictable. While…

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TFSA Basics: How does a TFSA work
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Finance basics: How does a TFSA work?

Ever since its introduction in 2009, the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) has been a hit with Canadians. Yet, despite its widespread popularity, there still seems to be some confusion about…

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Professional woman between jobs waits to be interviewed for new position
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5 ways to budget when between jobs

No matter how it happened, losing your job is undoubtedly a shock. It impacts every area of your life, including your finances, so getting a handle on them is essential…

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